Coup Master: Michael Kozak, New US Envoy For Latin America

By Telesur English. -

In par with its belligerent policy towards Latin America, United States President Donald Trump appointed Thursday Michael Kozak as Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere [...]

What Does Bolton’s Ouster Mean To Victims Of US Imperial Aggression?

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

Donald Trump, the highly unpredictable white supremacist blowhard, has unceremoniously fired John Bolton, the totally predictable white supremacist ideologue who became national security advisor [...]

Zombie Zombie Zombie

By Staff, Davidswanson.org -

CNN is outraged that Trump was too friendly with Russians, supposedly endangering an honorable spy snooping into the Russian government. The New York Times doesn’t want any peace settlements in [...]

To Leave Afghanistan Just Leave Afghanistan

By Moonofalabama.org -

It is doubtful that the meeting was planned at all. The optics of such a meeting, shortly before an 9/11 anniversary, would have been too terrible. On Friday the Afghan President Ghani already [...]

Foreign Aid For Rwanda, Suffering For Rwandans And Congolese

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Rwanda received roughly “$1.22 billion” in development aid in 2016-2017 , the most recent year for which Official Development Aid (ODA) numbers are available on the website of the Organization [...]

US Sanctions Are Designed To Kill

By Kevin Cashman and Cavan Kharrazian, Jacobinmag.com -

Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif recently visited the Group of Seven (G7) at the invitation of French president Emmanuel Macron, in what was seen as an overture to the Trump [...]

How The U.S. Shattered The Middle East

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, Truthdig.com -

Yemen is a nightmare, a catastrophe, a mess—and the United States is highly complicit in the whole disaster. Refueling Saudi aircraft in-flight, providing targeting intelligence to the kingdom [...]

The Great Cost And Myth Of U.S. Defense Spending

By Melvin Goodman, Counterpunch.org -

U.S. defense spending is out of control, severely undermining our ability to tackle climate change, infrastructure needs, health care, and other national challenges.  The mainstream media, [...]

The US Occupation Of The Hawaiian Kingdom

By Keanu Sai, PhD, NEA Today. -

In his message to the Congress on December 18, 1893, President Grover Cleveland acknowledged that the Hawaiian Kingdom was unlawfully invaded by United States marines on January 16, 1893, which [...]

Venezuela Exposes Failed Terrorist Plan From Colombia

By Telesur English. -

Caracas, Venezuela - Vicepresident Jorge Rodriguez presented evidence of a failed attack on Venezuela's highest courts located in Caracas meant to be carried out by criminals trained in [...]

Trump, Greenland And Manifest Destiny

By Timothy Messer-Kruse, Counterpunch.org -

On August 18th, when President Trump first confirmed rumors that he was interested in buying Greenland, the American punditry chattered about it in every news outlet as an absurd joke. Trump [...]

Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution Is Still Thriving, After 40 Years

By Max Blumenthal, Thegrayzone.com -

MAX BLUMENTHAL: We’re here in Managua’s Plaza Central, where you can see behind me hundreds of thousands of people gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Front’s victory [...]

Suddenly West Is Failing To Overthrow “Regimes”

By Andre Vltchek, Journal-neo.org -

It used to be done regularly and it worked: The West identified a country as its enemy, unleashed its professional propaganda against it, then administered a series of sanctions, starving and [...]

The US Is Set To Drown The World In Oil

By Staff, Globalwitness.org -

Earlier this year, we crunched the numbers from the latest climate science and industry forecasts and found that we can’t afford to drill up any oil and gas from new fields anywhere in the world [...]

Behind A Made-For-TV Hong Kong Protest Narrative, Washington Is Backing Nativism And Mob Violence

By Dan Cohen, Thegrayzone.com -

Trump’s befuddlement might be understandable considering the carefully managed narrative of the US government and its unofficial media apparatus, which have portrayed the protests as an organic [...]